Weekend Workshop: Human Rights

From July 13-14, 2019, The Hub hosted Lineo Badia for a weekend workshop on Human Rights, and documenting Human Rights stories. Lineo is an experienced human rights lawyer and activist. She volunteers her time and skills to promote youth participation and protection of the rights of the vulnerable, with particular interest in women, children and the LGBTIQ community in Lesotho. On Sunday, participantsContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Human Rights”

Music Video: Power/Control

From May 25-26, 2019 The Hub hosted Pheello Pj Makosholo for a workshop to shoot our first music video for ‘Power/Control’! The song was written during a workshop on song writing for change, led by Siphiwe Nzima Nts’ekhe, Meloh & O.G. S’killz. Participants were led on exercises on writing and performing, while examining issues around gender and patriarchy. BigContinue reading “Music Video: Power/Control”

MiLLi* at The Hub

From March 18-31, 2019, The Hub hosted Namibia’s leading Media and Information Literacy Learning Initiative – MiLLi* – for Summer School. 8 participants were certified as MiLLi* facilitators, and led their first 3-day Youth Project workshop teaching Power to Empower, giving participants the chance to gain a deeper understanding and knowledge about the features and dynamicsContinue reading “MiLLi* at The Hub”

Animation Workshop: ‘Girl Child’

From December 18-22, 2018, The Hub hosted Lehlohonolo Tlhaole from Two For Designs for a workshop on stop motion animation.  He was assisted by Anna Cai from Morija Arts Centre. The group animated ‘Girl Child’, a story by Mats’eliso Moruthane from our WordPower 2018 magazine. She wrote ‘Girl Child’ at a workshop on storytelling at The HubContinue reading “Animation Workshop: ‘Girl Child’”

July Weekend Workshop: Film Making

From Saturday June 30 – Sunday July 1 2018, The Hub held another weekend workshop on film making with Pheello Pj Makosholo. He started on Saturday with a group discussion on our ability to tell unique stories, and the need for us to tell our own stories in different genres of film: ‘Your story is special becauseContinue reading “July Weekend Workshop: Film Making”

Non-Profit Sustainability Workshop with Social Enterprise Academy

Starting on March 14 2018, and continuing in April, May and June, The Hub’s coordinator and senior volunteer have taken part in a workshop on Exploring Non-Profit Sustainability, run by Social Enterprise Academy at No.7 Restaurant & Kick4Life Hotel & Conference Centre. The Hub is taking part in the workshop with 16 other Lesotho based groups and NPOs. We’re learningContinue reading “Non-Profit Sustainability Workshop with Social Enterprise Academy”

Weekend Workshop: Film Making

The Hub’s weekend workshop on film making started Friday March 16, 2018 with a Hub Talk by Pheello Pj Makosholo, Nkopane Mohola and Sayitsheni Mdakhi. They talked about how they got into the TV and film business, and shared stories of what led them to where they are today. We got to hear great advice on education, storytelling, theContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Film Making”

Sunday Cypher

As part of The Hub’s weekend workshop on sound production, on Sunday March 4 2018, The Hub held an event called Sunday Cypher with and open mic and performances from T-Mech, MIP, Meloh, Ragga Vybz and more. Workshop participants had a chance to practice running the sound system for the event. Our aim is to haveContinue reading “Sunday Cypher”

Weekend Workshop: Theatre

From September 9-10, 2017 The Hub had fun hosting Jessica Lejowa for a weekend workshop on theatre. Jessica is a theatre practitioner, educator, researcher and facilitator with experience at University of the Witwatersrand, Grahamstown Arts Festival and more. The workshops started with participants learning an approach to devising theatre step by step, and an introduction toContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Theatre”

Digital Marketing with Bokang Sibolla

On September 2, 2017, The Hub held Digital Marketing workshop, led by Bokang Sibolla, a digital marketer based in Johannesburg. He works for a top international advertising group and has done digital skills training for Google, British Council, University of the Witwatersrand and more. It was a great opportunity for our members to gain an understandingContinue reading “Digital Marketing with Bokang Sibolla”